Eric Nicoli

  1. Eric Nicoli, Former EMI Chairman, Launches Entertainment Finance & Production Venture

    May 20, 2013 7:29 AM EDT Former EMI chairman and CEO Eric Nicoli and three partners from the entertainment, finance and brand worlds on Friday unveiled a new entertainment finance, production and distribution venture here. Wentworth Media & Arts, based in London and ...

  2. Legal Drama At MidemNet Opening Keynote

    January 17, 2009 12:00 AM EST It was a case of back to the future at the opening keynote debate at MidemNet in Cannes as one of the speakers from the digital business was unable to make the opening session because of litigation. MidemNet, the music conference focusing on the d ...

  3. MidemNet 2009 Adds Keynoters

    October 10, 2008 12:00 AM EDT MidemNet, the two-day (Jan. 17-18) technology and business forum that precedes music trade event MIDEM in Cannes, has announced that its 2009 edition will feature keynote speeches by Eric Nicoli, Hilary Rosen and Michael Robertson. Nicoli is curre ...

  4. Nicoli Joins U.K. Music Venture

    September 01, 2008 12:00 AM EDT Eric Nicoli, former CEO of EMI Music Group, has returned to the music industry after acquiring an undisclosed stake in U.K. music marketing and management firm Nick Stewart & Associates (NSA). Nicoli, who left EMI a year ago following the majo ...

  5. EMI COO Hanson Departs

    December 11, 2007 12:00 AM EST Ian Hanson is stepping down as EMI Group COO with immediate effect, the music major said today. Hanson was promoted in January to COO from EMI Music senior VP, chairman's office, reporting to then-EMI Group CEO Eric Nicoli. Nicoli was ousted ...

  6. Terra Firma Chief: No Plans To Sell EMI Music

    September 14, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Terra Firma chief executive Guy Hands said Friday the private equity venture had no plans to sell its ailing recorded music division, despite how badly the company had been run. EMI, which parted company with former CEO Eric Nicoli and finance dir ...

  7. Nicoli: EMI's Terra Firma Future Bright

    August 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT EMI's outgoing chief Eric Nicoli has assured employees that the business is in safe hands with its new owner, the Terra Firma equity house. In an internal letter issued to EMI's artists, writers and staff, Nicoli presented a promising fu ...

  8. Hands On Deck As Terra Firma Jettison Nicoli

    August 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT EMI Group's new owners Terra Firma have ousted Eric Nicoli and shaken-up the music company's board. Nicoli, the CEO of EMI Group and EMI Music, has agreed to "step down" ahead of the music major's expected Sept. 18 de-list ...

  9. Terra Firma Reject Nicoli Sack Claims

    August 15, 2007 12:00 AM EDT European equity house Terra Firma is playing-down speculation that EMI Group CEO Eric Nicoli is on the verge of being jettisoned. Sources close to the music major claim Terra Firma has appointed a headhunter to find a replacement for Nicoli, a mov ...

  10. Ames To Head EMI Music North America

    April 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT EMI has named former Warner Music Group chairman/CEO Roger Ames head of EMI Music North America. He will have offices in New York and Los Angeles and report to EMI CEO Eric Nicoli. Ames is familiar with EMI's operations. He has been serving a ...

  11. Confirmed: EMI, Apple Offer DRM Free Music

    April 02, 2007 12:00 AM EDT EMI Music has agreed to make all its current digital repertoire available free of digital rights management (DRM) restrictions with immediate effect. The move is groundbreaking for a major multinational music company, as all four majors had previo ...

  12. EMI CEO Challenges Mobile Industry

    March 28, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Put a label head in front of a wireless industry audience these days and they'll be happy to tell you what's wrong with mobile music. EMI Group CEO Eric Nicoli, keynoting at the CTIA Wireless 2007 convention, spent most of his speech pra ...

  13. Faxon Takes Top Role At EMI Publishing

    March 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Roger Faxon has taken the reins at EMI Music Publishing, parent company EMI Group confirmed this morning. With immediate effect, Faxon becomes chairman/CEO of the music publishing giant, succeeding outgoing long-time chief Martin Bandier, who rece ...

  14. Ancliff Becomes EMI Group General Counsel

    February 06, 2007 12:00 AM EST Chris Ancliff has been elevated to the role of EMI Group general counsel, taking overall responsibility for all the company's legal affairs. Ancliff, who has served as senior VP, legal affairs, and associate general counsel since April 2002, ...

  15. Q&A: EMI Music Publishing's Roger Faxon and Clark Miller

    February 02, 2007 12:00 AM EST During MIDEMNet in Cannes, France, industry newcomers and veterans had the rare opportunity to hear points of view from very experienced executives running the world's largest music publisher. EMI Music Publishing's Roger Faxon, presiden ...

  16. Cecillon, Hanson Rise At EMI Music

    January 18, 2007 12:00 AM EST The restructuring of EMI Group has begun, following the Jan. 12 departure of EMI Music chairman/CEO Alain Levy and vice-chairman David Munns. In the first visible signs of EMI's post-Levy structure, EMI Music Continental Europe chairman/CEO J ...

  17. EMI's Levy, Munns Split Confirmed

    January 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST EMI Music's top executives Alain Levy and David Munns are out. Chairman and CEO Levy and vice chairman Munns have left the company with immediate effect, parent company EMI Group confirmed in a statement issued today (Jan. 12). As part of the ...

  18. UK Conference Aims To Boost Music Education

    December 28, 2006 12:00 AM EST EMI Group chairman Eric Nicoli, legendary South African jazz musician Hugh Masekela, renowned British folk musician Martin Carthy, and Mercury Prize-nominated jazz/rap artist Soweto Kinch are among the industry luminaries participating in a London ...

  19. Queen Honors EMI's Nicoli, Harris

    June 19, 2006 12:00 AM EDT EMI Group chairman Eric Nicoli was recognized in Queen Elizabeth II's Birthday Honours list, published Saturday (June 17). Nicoli was named a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) for ser EMI Group chairman Eric Nicoli was recogn ...

  20. EMI's Nicoli Urges Gov't Investment In Music

    June 13, 2006 12:00 AM EDT Suggests offering businesses financial incentives. Eric Nicoli, EMI Group’s chairman, has urged the U.K. government to stimulate further growth in the music sector by adding music curriculum in schools and offering businesses financial incentives. ...

  21. Nicoli Confident On Digital Future

    January 22, 2006 12:00 AM EST EMI Group is "on track" to achieving its bullish prediction of generating 25% of its revenue from the digital space by 2010, its chairman Eric Nicoli told delegates Saturday (Jan. 21) during the openi EMI Group is "on track" to ...

  22. Coldplay, Stones Get EMI H1 Ball Rolling

    November 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Blockbusters from Coldplay, Gorillaz and the Rolling Stones plus ongoing growth in digital revenues underpinned a "successful" first half set of results at EMI, the London-based major music company sa Blockbusters from Coldplay, Gorillaz ...

  23. Coldplay, Stones Get EMI H1 Ball Rolling

    November 16, 2005 12:00 AM EST Blockbusters from Coldplay, Gorillaz and the Rolling Stones plus ongoing growth in digital revenues underpinned a "successful" first half set of results at EMI, the London-based major music company sa Blockbusters from Coldplay, Gorillaz ...

  24. Nicoli To Keynote MidemNet

    October 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT New media event takes place in Cannes Jan. 21-22. Eric Nicoli, chairman of EMI Group, is one of the keynote speakers at the two-day MidemNet Forum, the new media event which takes place during the 40th edition of MIDEM, the international music ind ...

  25. Global Anti-Piracy Coalition Launched

    October 11, 2005 12:00 AM EDT A coalition of cross-industries business leaders from some of the world's top companies launched Oct. 4 an initiative to address the theft of intellectual property at the highest international level. LONDON -- A coalition of cross-industries ...

  26. Global Anti-piracy Coalition Launched

    October 04, 2005 12:00 AM EDT BASCAP is a cross-industry initiative. A coalition of cross-industries business leaders from some of the world's top companies launched today (Oct. 4) an initiative to address the theft of intellectual property at the highest international le ...

  27. EMI Anticipates Rise In Fortunes

    July 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT An upbeat EMI Group chairman Eric Nicoli today (July 14) told investors at the company's annual meeting that it was poised to achieve an "improved performance" for its current financial year thanks in An upbeat EMI Group chairman Er ...

  28. EMI Anticipates Rise In Fortunes

    July 14, 2005 12:00 AM EDT An upbeat EMI Group chairman Eric Nicoli today (July 14) told investors at the company's annual meeting that it was poised to achieve an "improved performance" for its current financial year thanks in An upbeat EMI Group chairman Er ...

  29. Nicoli Speaks On U.K.'s Creative Industries IP Forum

    February 08, 2005 12:00 AM EST EMI Group chairman Eric Nicoli spoke Feb. 4 at the Advancing Enterprise 2005 conference in London, organized by the department of the Chancellor of the Exchequer Gordon Brown.The following is an edite EMI Group chairman Eric Nicoli spoke Feb. 4 at ...

  30. Nicoli Asks U.K. Gov't To Champion IP Industries

    February 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST EMI chief calls for protection on int'l level. EMI Group chairman Eric Nicoli is urging British policymakers to put the creative industries "at the center of the government agenda" and take the lead in defending their rights at an i ...

  31. Nicoli Asks U.K. Gov't To Champion IP Industries

    February 04, 2005 12:00 AM EST EMI Group chairman Eric Nicoli is urging British policymakers to put the creative industries "at the center of the government agenda" and take the lead in defending their rights at an international le EMI Group chairman Eric Nicoli is ur ...

  32. Faxon Named Bandier Heir

    January 11, 2005 12:00 AM EST EMI Music Publishing will begin a three-year transition Feb. 1 as it grooms its next chairman/CEO. NEW YORK -- EMI Music Publishing will begin a three-year transition Feb. 1 as it grooms its next chairman/CEO. London-based Roger Faxon, EMI Group&# ...

  33. EMI Signals Bandier Succession Plan

    January 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST EMI Group today (Jan. 6) unveiled a succession plan for its music publishing division and confirmed a new CFO. EMI Group today (Jan. 6) unveiled a succession plan for its music publishing division and confirmed a new CFO. After three years in his ...

  34. EMI Signals Bandier Succession Plan

    January 06, 2005 12:00 AM EST EMI Group today (Jan. 6) unveiled a succession plan for its music publishing division and confirmed a new CFO. EMI Group today (Jan. 6) unveiled a succession plan for its music publishing division and confirmed a new CFO. After three years in his ...

  35. EMI Interim Report Boosts Share Price

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Aggressive cost-cutting and restructuring allowed EMI to report a small gain in operating profits for the first half of its financial year, despite a double-figure fall in total revenues. Aggressive cost-cutting and restructuring allowed EMI to re ...

  36. EMI Interim Report Boosts Share Price

    November 19, 2004 12:00 AM EST Aggressive cost-cutting and restructuring allowed EMI to report a small gain in operating profits for the first half of its financial year, despite a double-figure fall in total revenues. Aggressive cost-cutting and restructuring allowed EMI to re ...

  37. EMI Celebrates Cellist Rostropovich

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST EMI paid tribute yesterday (Nov. 1) to Russian cellist Mstislav Rostropovich, who celebrated 50 years recording for the company. EMI paid tribute yesterday (Nov. 1) to Russian cellist Mstislav Rostropovich, who celebrated 50 years recording for th ...

  38. EMI Celebrates Cellist Rostropovich

    November 02, 2004 12:00 AM EST EMI paid tribute yesterday (Nov. 1) to Russian cellist Mstislav Rostropovich, who celebrated 50 years recording for the company. EMI paid tribute yesterday (Nov. 1) to Russian cellist Mstislav Rostropovich, who celebrated 50 years recording for th ...

  39. Nicoli: IP Should Be Gov't Priority

    September 29, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Group chairman Eric Nicoli is urging the British government to pay more attention to intellectual property (IP) issues. EMI Group chairman Eric Nicoli is urging the British government to pay more attention to intellectual property (IP) issues. ...

  40. Brit Gov't Gets Tough On Piracy

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The British government has unveiled its national strategy to crack down on piracy. The government's Patent Office is co-ordinating a broad group of brand owners, customs, police and trading standards The British government has unveiled its na ...

  41. Brit Gov't Gets Tough On Piracy

    August 10, 2004 12:00 AM EDT The British government has unveiled its national strategy to crack down on piracy. The government's Patent Office is co-ordinating a broad group of brand owners, customs, police and trading standards The British government has unveiled its na ...

  42. EMI Confident On 2nd-Half Release Slate

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Group chairman Eric Nicoli today (July 13) told investors that a tantalizing second-half release schedule will help the company meet its full-year financial targets, and stated that the major is n EMI Group chairman Eric Nicoli today (July 13) ...

  43. EMI Confident On 2nd-Half Release Slate

    July 13, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Group chairman Eric Nicoli today (July 13) told investors that a tantalizing second-half release schedule will help the company meet its full-year financial targets, and stated that the major is n EMI Group chairman Eric Nicoli today (July 13) ...

  44. EMI Profit Falls; Company Upbeat

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Group said today it outperformed the music industry in fiscal-year 2003, achieving robust performances from its North American operations and gaining market share in its recorded music and publish EMI Group said today it outperformed the music ...

  45. EMI Profit Falls; Company Upbeat

    May 24, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI Group said today it outperformed the music industry in fiscal-year 2003, achieving robust performances from its North American operations and gaining market share in its recorded music and publish EMI Group said today it outperformed the music ...